Vasco Events in History

1991 Death - Vasco Pratolini, Italy, writer (Ragazze di San Frediano), dies at 77

1921 Birthday - Vasco dos Santos Goncalves, Portuguese leftist colonel

1913 Birthday - Vasco Pratolini, Italian writer, Le ragazze di San Frediano

1906 Event - Mutiny on Portuguese battleships Dom Carlos and Vasco da Gama

1524 Death - Vasco da Gama, Portuguese explorer/viceroy of Cochin, dies at about 55

1517 Death - Vasco Nunez de Balboa, Spanish conquistador/admiral, beheaded at 41

1513 Event - Vasco Nunez de Balboa is 1st European to see Pacific Ocean

1498 Event - Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama arrives at Calicut, India

1498 Event - Vasco da Gama's fleet visits Mozambique Island

1497 Event - Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama rounds Cape of Good Hope

1497 Event - Vasco da Gama reached the Cape of Good Hope

1497 Event - Vasco da Gama departs for trip to India

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